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12 January 2007, 03:01 pm
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Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship 2007
Kingston, Ontario, Canada

The Notice of Race for the 2007 Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship in Kingston, Ontario, Canada is now available online on www.sailing.org and the event website www.youthworlds2007.org. The 37th ISAF Youth Worlds take place from 12-21 July.
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Medals will be contested across seven events amongst competitors under the age of 19 on 31 December 2007. The entry deadline for the championship is 15 April 2007.

The 2007 Youth Worlds begins with the official arrival day on 12 July, followed the practice race and Opening Ceremony on Friday 13 July. Racing takes place from 14-20 July, with a lay day on 17 July. Twelve races are scheduled for each event, except for the two 29er events, where 16 races are scheduled.

Racing will take place out of Portsmouth Olympic Harbour (POH), the venue for the 1976 Olympic Sailing Competition and the annual CORK Regatta, an ISAF Grade 1 event for the Laser and Laser Radial. Following Toronto in 1976, Montreal in 1989 and Lunenburg in 2002 this will be the fourth ISAF Youth Worlds hosted in Canada. At last year's Youth Worlds in Weymouth, Great Britain, Luke RAMSAY (CAN) scored victory in the Laser to give Canada their third ISAF Youth World Championship gold medal.

Event Equipment
Boy's One Person Dinghy Laser
Girl's One Person Dinghy Laser Radial
Boy's Two Person Dinghy 29er
Girl's Two Person Dinghy 29er
Boy's Windsurfer RS:X with 8.5m2 sail
Girl's Windsurfer RS:X with 8.5m2 sail
Open Multihull Hobie 16 with spinnaker

Fiona KIDD (CAN), Chair of the ISAF Youth World Championship Sub-Committee, said, 'It is exciting to be able to host the world's best youth sailors here in Canada, and I am especially pleased that the Olympic Harbour in Kingston is the venue of choice. The Kingston organizers have a strong tradition of hosting excellent events with great sailing conditions.'

  • To view the Notice of Race CLICK HERE.

For all the latest news from the 2007 Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship CLICK HERE.

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